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The Resource A bold and dangerous family : the remarkable story of an Italian mother, her two sons, and their fight against fascism, Caroline Moorehead

A bold and dangerous family : the remarkable story of an Italian mother, her two sons, and their fight against fascism, Caroline Moorehead

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A bold and dangerous family : the remarkable story of an Italian mother, her two sons, and their fight against fascism
Title
A bold and dangerous family
Title remainder
the remarkable story of an Italian mother, her two sons, and their fight against fascism
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Moorehead
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mussolini was not only ruthless- he was subtle and manipulative. Black-shirted thugs did his dirty work for him- arson, murder, destruction of homes and offices, bribes, intimidation and the forcible administration of castor oil. His opponents - including editors, publishers, union representatives, lawyers and judges - were beaten into submission. But the tide turned in 1924 when his assassins went too far, horror spread across Italy and twenty years of struggle began. Antifascist resistance was born and it would end only with Mussolini's death in 1945. Among those whose disgust hardened into bold and uncompromising resistance was a family from Florence- Amelia, Carlo and Nello Rosselli.Caroline Moorehead's research into the Rossellis struck gold. She has drawn on letters and diaries never previously translated into English to reveal - in all its intimacy - a family driven by loyalty, duty and courage, yet susceptible to all the self-doubt and fear that humans are prey to. Readers are drawn into the lives of this remarkable family - and their loves, their loyalties, their laughter and their ultimate sacrifice
Summary
Examines the lives of Amelia, Carlo, and Nello Rosselli, an Italian family from Florence who opposed Mussolini and became leaders of an anti-fascist movement.
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Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10599484
Cataloging source
GIP
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Moorehead, Caroline
Dewey number
945.091
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
DG575.R6
LC item number
M66 2017b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Rosselli, Carlo
  • Rosselli, Nello
  • Rosselli family
  • Intellectuals
  • Fascism
  • Anti-fascist movements
  • Anti-fascist movements
  • Fascism
  • Intellectuals
  • Anti-fascist movements
  • Biography
  • Italy
  • Italy
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
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the remarkable story of an Italian mother, her two sons, and their fight against Fascism
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A bold and dangerous family : the remarkable story of an Italian mother, her two sons, and their fight against fascism, Caroline Moorehead
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2017 by Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Vintage, Penguin Random House Group Ltd." -- title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-403) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A watery childhood -- Donne emancipate -- Defining la patria -- Becoming a man -- The dark seraphim -- Planting a tree -- Moral choices -- "Non mollare" -- Breaking free -- Defying the barbarians -- Il confino -- The island of winds -- Not even the flies escape -- To be an exile -- Just one heart -- Dancing for liberty -- A world of moral richness -- A free man again -- A Corneillian tragedy
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xv, 432 pages
Isbn
9780062308306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1004826575
  • (OCoLC)on1004826575
  • 555328
Label
A bold and dangerous family : the remarkable story of an Italian mother, her two sons, and their fight against fascism, Caroline Moorehead
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2017 by Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Vintage, Penguin Random House Group Ltd." -- title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-403) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A watery childhood -- Donne emancipate -- Defining la patria -- Becoming a man -- The dark seraphim -- Planting a tree -- Moral choices -- "Non mollare" -- Breaking free -- Defying the barbarians -- Il confino -- The island of winds -- Not even the flies escape -- To be an exile -- Just one heart -- Dancing for liberty -- A world of moral richness -- A free man again -- A Corneillian tragedy
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xv, 432 pages
Isbn
9780062308306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1004826575
  • (OCoLC)on1004826575
  • 555328

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